A Safari in Zambia

Thinking about taking your next vacation in the Africa? Africa is a place that is truly like no other. The continent is one that is full of diversity and a wide mix of fascinating cultures. The scenery includes natural landscapes, which is the main reason why so many vacationers choose to take an African safari at least once in their lifetime.

Since there are a lot of countries for you to choose from when you want to experience an African safari, Zambia is a great place to start. Zambia is an African country that has almost a third of its land allocated to National Parks, making it one of the top choices for vacationers who want to experience a true African safari.

A Safari in Zambia

Zambia is a Southern African country that’s ideal for vacationers who are looking to enjoy their first safari, as well as vacationers who have enjoyed multiple African safaris. The wide diversity Zambia offers is the main reason why so many people choose to return over and over again. Just a few of the unique experiences to be had in Zambia include seeing crocodiles, hippos, antelope, leopards, lions, zebra and giraffes.

Four places all vacationers should consider visiting when in Zambia include Victoria Falls, South Luangwa National Park, Kafue National Park, and Lower Zambezi. Accommodations range from large luxury lodges to small cozy tent camps.


Some of the more popular types of safaris in Zambia include the following:

  • Guided Safaris. A Guided Safari is a great choice for first-timers, as well as those who have already been on an African safari. An experienced guide knows how to get to all of the best places, and is full of information on the area being explored.
  • Mobile Walking Safaris. A Mobile Walking Safari is the perfect choice for vacationers who prefer to walk during their safari. Walking Safaris often last for a few days at a time, and includes a mobile camp.
  • Birding Safaris. Bird lovers are encouraged to sign up for a Birding Safari, as more than 700 bird species can be found in Zambia. Professional guides have plenty of knowledge on the different types of bird species, making them a resource for all questions.
  • Canoeing Safaris. A Canoeing Safari is a slower and more relaxing way for vacationers to enjoy seeing a variety of Zambian wildlife along the riverbanks. History buffs will enjoy knowing that they are paddling the same area as legendary David Livingstone.
  • Photographic Safaris. A Photographic Safari is a perfect opportunity for anyone who enjoys taking pictures of all that Zambia has to offer.

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